The Westin Casuarina Resort & Spa, Grand Cayman has been named Best Beach Resort and Best Family Experience for 2012.
The award was voted for by Starwood Preferred Guest members. There are 1,000 Starwood hotels and resorts worldwide.
The hotel, on West Bay Road in the Seven Mile Beach area of Grand Cayman, was voted the best beach resort and family resort, in the annual awards.
The award categories recognise everything from the best island paradise to the best winter adventures.
Starwood Preferred Guest members were asked to select their favourite resorts, the top 12 of which were listed across the following categories: best beach Resort, most romantic retreat, best exotic escape, best family experience, best golf getaway, best island paradise, best spa indulgence, best winter adventure and best small wonder.
The Starwood Preferred Guest programme allows access to nearly 100 countries across nine hotel brands and involves earning points from stays and dollars spent at hotels involved.
These can be traded for various extras including upgrades, additional nights and more.